7 things to do in Vancouver today: Wednesday, April 24

Apr 18 2019, 11:45 pm

Out Again At The Inn, BC Buds Lite and more. Check out these seven fun events happening in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 24!

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

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Out Again At The Inn

What: A Leaping Thespians original comedy. Mary and Marie continue to have their hands full, running their struggling bed and breakfast, while hosting the Blackberry Cove jam-making contest, with no help from their chronically high neighbours. And then, their least favourite guest decides this is her weekend to come out. What could go wrong?

When: Wednesday, April 24 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Havana Theatre – 1212 Commercial Dr, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Let’s Try This Standing

What: Seven years ago, Gillian was hit by an SUV. She was on the sidewalk. Now, Gillian is a professional theatre artist. Let’s Try This Standing is about shitting on nurses, having sex with atrophied muscles, and being massaged by a therapist as he eats a bagel. It doesn’t offer easy answers, but it does give attendees a chance to be in a room together and be honest about how okay we are.

When: Wednesday, April 24 to Saturday, April 27, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts – 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

8th Annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival

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What: Head to Osoyoos Oyster Festival to try winning wines, craft beer, and cider, participate in oyster tastings, entertainment, and more in and around Osoyoos.

When: April 24 to 28, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Venues around Osoyoos
Price: Ticket prices vary

Dreams: a Cabaret

What: Eyagi Productions’s first event – Dreams: a Cabaret – features performances by Amy Gartner, Jessica Wong, Julia Ullrich, Michelle Bardach, Riley Sandbeck, Tim Howe, YooRa Kang, accompanist Beulah Lee, and special guest Caleb Lagayan.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7 pm
Where: Tyrant Studios – 1019 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Story Collider: Illumination

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What: The Story Collider features true, personal stories about science. Performances by Marylee Stephenson, Rodrigo Solis, Savannah Erasmus, Jessie Nelson, and Alice Fleerackers. Hosted by Kayla Glynn and Josh Silberg.

When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 10 pm
Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15

BC Book Prizes Soirée 2019

What: The Soirée celebrates all the nominated authors for the 2019 BC Book Prizes. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a cash bar while mingling with the nominees and members of BC’s literary community, and browse the finalist books for sale.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Book Warehouse on Broadway 632 West Broadway, Vancouver
Admission: Free


What: BC Buds will showcase new play readings, choreographies and more from emerging and established theatre and dance artists.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Firehall Arts Centre – 280 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver
Admission: By donation only at the door. Suggested donation of $5 for each production.

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